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    Sale 5398

    Shipping & Vintage Posters

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 231

    TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE (1864-1901)

    LA TROUPE DE MADEMOISELLE EGLANTINE

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    TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE (1864-1901)
    LA TROUPE DE MADEMOISELLE EGLANTINE
    lithograph in colours, 1896, condition A-; backed on linen
    24 x 31½in. (61 x 80cm.)


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    Commissioned by Jane Avril, who is pictured on the left, this poster depicts four dancers performing a variation of the can-can at the London Palace Theatre. The names of the dancers are visible at the lower left of the poster.

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    Literature

    Adriani, 198
    Delteil, 361
    Wittrock, P21